The city of Beit Shemesh has become a symbol of tensions between Israel's Haredi communities and its non-Haredi (secular but also Zionist-religious) communities. Three years ago, the city received headlines because of an ugly incident in which radical Haredis harassed young school...
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Tag: Secular Israel
September 2, 2014 | 3:59 am
January 29, 2012 | 10:02 pm
I can’t find news on whether they did, but hundreds of Israelis students were expected to cut class today in protest of legislation that would allow full-time yeshiva students to defer military service. Haaretz reported:
Hundreds of high-school students across the country are...
March 13, 2008 | 6:00 pm